Voter Contact Canvasser

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • West Coast

The Outreach Team

Help us strengthen our Black Communities! Black Futures Lab understands the problems facing Black communities are complex. Black Futures Lab works with Black people to transform communities, build black political power and change the way that power operates locally, statewide, and nationally. Our campaign will be going door to door to build political power in black communities by engaging voters and identifying issues most important to the Black community, educating and organizing around those issues, and building networks of informed, fired-up voters for the fall midterm elections.

Get paid well! Canvass positions start at a $21/hour base pay. Leadership positions earn up to $23/hour. In addition, we offer overtime pay, shift bonuses, paid training, sick pay, and bonuses for friend referrals.

Stay Safe!  We have strict health and safety protocols that include a contactless approach to campaign work. We provide all of the training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) you will need. All staff must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 OR receive an approved exemption through our HR department and submit weekly testing results.

Location: Los Angeles, CA

We are hiring immediately, all positions are through the end of June 2022.  Shifts run from 11:15am- 7:00pm Monday-Friday with the possibility to work part-time or full-time.

Canvasser Responsibilities ($21/hr):

  • Engage with the public in a friendly and professional manner
  • Deliver a captivating presentation and compel citizens to register to vote
  • Participate in staff trainings to improve outreach skills
  • Strictly follow the campaign’s safety protocols, including the use of PPE and compliance with daily health and safety guidelines

Team Leader Responsibilities ($23/hr):

The Canvasser Responsibilities plus:

  • Manage a small group of canvassers out in the field by checking in with them periodically throughout the day and debriefing with them at the end of the day
  • Ensure each canvasser has all of the materials they need to be safe and successful
  • Assist directors with canvasser training and administrative work

The ideal candidate:

  • Passionate about progressive politics and fostering democracy
  • Strong communication skills; you should enjoy working with other people and be willing and excited to speak with everyone
  • Hard worker who will stay motivated to engage as many people as possible
  • Open to new challenges and are interested in building their campaign skills
  • Culturally competent and able to respectfully engage with teammates and the community

Prior voter registration experience is a plus but not required.

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We are committed to equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage Black, indigenous, people of color, women, people with previous felony convictions, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply.

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